Open daily from 10am; closing times vary. Please note that there are no WC facilities. It is advisable to wear warm clothes. Stout footwear is recommended, the ground is uneven and may be soft and possibly muddy during wet weather; the going will be "crosscountry" and there are no surfaced paths.
There is space for approximately 35 cars on gentle reinforced-grass slopes, double parking should be used to maximise the number of spaces available. There is some level parking
reserved for the disabled and less able people. Beyond the parking area the burial ground is simply open countryside accessible to 4 wheel drive vehicles and wheelchairs with that capability.
With permission from the land owner and at your own risk, you may erect a marquee (max 12m x 6m) within the burial meadow and bring electrical generators, PA equipment and refreshments etc. Such items cannot be stored or protected.The pedestrian gate is always open.
The car park gate is kept padlocked for security reasons. Please call us for the code.
Midford Hill, Midford, Bath BA2 7DE
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Driving directions to Midford from Bath.
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From Bath take the A367 Wells Road and turn left onto the B3110 Midford Road. Take care when entering or leaving the burial meadow. The visibility is good but the traffic can be quite fast.
By Bus take the 267 service that runs from Bath to Frome approximately every 60 minutes.
To arrange a guided visit
please contact our Custodian - Sally Cook.
Site Map of Bath Natural Burial Meadow
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"Very natural, beautiful and slightly rugged in a good way."
A limestone cap forms a plateau above the meadow which slopes westward into a wooded valley drained by the Wellow Brook. Jurassic limestone gives the Cotswolds their distinctive character and supports a rich diversity of wild flowers.